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Minister of State for  Sport Brendan Griffin speaking at the Sport Ireland announcement on funding for 2019. Photograph:   Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Minister of State for Sport Brendan Griffin has suggested that Niall Quinn will have to persuade the FAI to endorse his proposals for improving the Ai(...)

Garda checkpoint at Kilmainham, Dublin 8. Senior Government Ministers last week raised concerns about the increased number of drink-driving checkpoints being rolled out. File photograph: Tom Honan

An Garda Síochána has the Taoiseach’s “full support” in enforcing drink-driving laws, he told the Dáil as he defended legislation brought forward by M(...)

US president Donald Trump with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the White House following a presentation of a bowl of shamrock. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Government Ministers and representatives will visit more than 50 countries over the St Patrick’s Day festival in what will be a final pre-Brexit promo(...)

Minister for Sport Shane Ross came under fire last year for allocating €150,000 to the fee-paying Wesley College.

Projects in Minister for Sport Shane Ross’s constituency are to receive almost 5 per cent of the total allocation of State funding in the latest batch(...)

Shane Ross has become what he railed against in his days at the Sunday Independent: a minister who is determined to buy the public’s approval with their own money

A press release landed in media inboxes on Wednesday from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, which is presided over by Minister Shane Ros(...)

Labour leader Brendan Howlin that moving the Ireland-France ferry out of Rosslare could do huge damage to the Irish economy. File  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Taoiseach has urged shipping company Irish Ferries to retain its services to France from Rosslare, Co Wexford. Leo Varadkar told the Dáil that Mi(...)

Niall Gibbons of  Tourism Ireland and Brendan Griffin, Minister of State at the Department of Tourism: 2018 has been a record year, with €6.1 billion in revenues generated from 11.2 million overseas visitors to Ireland, up 10 per cent. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

The chief executive of Tourism Ireland says the State body will have to rewrite its plans for 2019 if Britain crashes out of the European Union withou(...)

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said: “Irish teams are stronger and they’re better when they’re all-Ireland teams.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin deputy leader Pearse Doherty has called for a “conversation” about the possibility of establishing an all-island soccer team, following the (...)

Sean Hehir is among those to have been championing the Daily Mile here. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Shane Ross popped his head up in the Dáil again this week, the Minister for Sport singing his own praises, as he usually does, on the early implementa(...)

Notre Dame’s Tyler Eifert catches the ball for a touchdown during the 2012 clash against Navy at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

American college football returns to Dublin from the 2020 season onwards, with Notre Dame scheduled to play Navy in the Aviva Stadium. The match betwe(...)

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